This is the second book in the Rice Kings series. Jonathan Lucas survives a shipwreck only to risk several attempts on his life before he rebuilds his career as an inventive millwright. His adventures place him in the company of many heroes and heroines of the American Revolution. As he is successfully working his way from near ruin, back into a productive life, his very existence is threatened by an old enemy who has unexpectedly resurfaced. Against the backdrop of the Antebellum era in Charleston, South Carolina, Jonathan revolutionizes the rice industry, making the area the most prosperous British colony before the War for Independence. This story will take you back to an age of elegance and culture, unmatched by any other society in the fledgling United States of America. Join us for a stroll through the wondrous past glory of the Rice Kings of Charleston.